|Written by Jerry Santiago|
Golf betting fans are already looking forward to one of the top events in all of sports with the British Open Championship taking place on July 16-19 at Turnberry. Golf betting fans will wager on the fourth British Open Championship to take place at the famed Turnberry course, which is considered one of toughest in the world.
In the previous three golf betting events hosted at Turnberry for the British Open Championship the winners were Tom Watson in 1977, Greg Norman in 1986, and Nick Price in 1994.
As was the case in the three previous golf betting British Open tournaments played at Turnberry the Ailsa Course will be used. The course has been lengthened since the last British Open golf betting tournament by almost 250 yards including an additional 60 yards added to the par 5-17th hole.
Each hole for the British Open golf betting event has its own name starting with Ailsa Craig for the par 4, 354 yard first hole. Hole 2 is named Mak Siccar and is a par 4, 428 yard hole. Number 3 Blaw Wearie is a 489 yard, par 4 hole. Hole 4 is the shortest at 166 yards and is named Woo-Be-Tide for a par 3. Fin Me Oot is a 474 yard, par 4 as hole 5. Hole 6 is named Tappie Toorie and is a 231 yard, par 3. Roon The Ben is the name of hole 7 and it is a whopping 538 yard, par 5. Goat Fell is the name of hole 8, which is a 454 yard, par 4. Bruce’s Castle rounds out the front 9 of the golf betting course as it is a par 4, 449 yard hole.
Starting the back 9 for British Open golf betting action is Dinna Fouter, which is a par 4, 456 yard hole. The 11th hole is named Maidens and is a short 175 yard, par 3. Monument is the name of hole 12 which is a 451 yard, par 4. Tickly Tap is a par 4, 410 yard hole on 13. Risk-An-Hope is the clever name of the 14th hole which is a par 4, 448 yard challenge. Ca’Canny is a par 3, 206 yard 15th hole. The 16th is named Wee Burn and is a par 4, 455 yard hole. The monster 17th is known as Lang Whang, which is a par 5, 559 yard endurance challenge. The golf betting action will wrap up at the 18th which is named Duel in the Sun with a par 4, 461 yards.